Read! Fest is anchored by 12 key books and topics. From myths and minimalism to work and womanhood, click on the books to jumpstart your discovery of the topics!
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Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad by Austin Kleon
Stay creative, focused, and true to yourself in ten simple ways.
人生算法 by 陈楸帆
Meet our fast approaching AI-led future through stories where the lines between man and machine become increasingly blurred.
How To Stay Sane in an Age of Division by Elif Shafak
Reconnect with hope and find conscious optimism in an age of anxiety.
Kerumunan Terakhir by Okky Madasari
Explore what happens when technology takes over our lives in this cautionary tale.
Hard at Work: Life In Singapore by Gerard Sasges and Ng Shi Wen
Look beyond our nation’s gleaming exterior to explore diverse experiences of life in Singapore.
சூல் by சோ.தர்மன்
Unearth how ancestral knowledge holds the answers to our most pressing environmental problems.
可是我偏偏不喜欢 by 吴晓乐
Question perspectives on gender through these personal explorations on womanhood.
The Way Through the Woods: Of Mushrooms and Mourning by Long Litt Woon
Discover nature’s healing power through a memoir of finding new life in grief.
Mitos Peribumi Malas : Imej orang Jawa, Melayu dan Filipina dalam Kapitalisme Penjajah by Syed Hussein Alatas
Examine the origins of colonial myths about Southeast Asians that persist even till today.
Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport
Take control of your digital life with these tips.
மெய்நிகரி by கபிலன் வைரமுத்து
Tune in to the world of reality television through this cinematic story.
Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking by Samin Nosrat
Get confident in the kitchen by mastering the use of four simple elements.
Updated 10 Jun 2021